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Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Milwaukee Art Deco hotel near shops, sports

Convention connection

Less than a mile from the lakefront, the Hilton Milwaukee is connected to the convention center via sky bridge.

Fitness center

The Art Deco embellishments at Hilton Milwaukee City Center are just the beginning, as the hotel also boasts a fitness center and over 35,000 square feet of meeting space.

Hilton Serenity Beds

Traditionally decorated guestrooms at Hilton Milwaukee City Center feature Hilton Serenity Beds, wireless Internet access, MP3 docking stations, and marble bathrooms with spa-style toiletries. Windows open to city views.

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Hilton Milwaukee City Center

509 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee WI 53203

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1927, this downtown Art Deco high-rise is connected by an indoor, climate-controlled skywalk to the Frontier Airlines Center, Milwaukee's grand convention venue. The BMO Harris Bradley Center sports-and-entertainment venue is 4 blocks away, and the lakefront is within a mile.

A complimentary fitness center at Hilton Milwaukee City Center provides cardio machines with individual TVs. Complimentary wireless Internet access is offered in public areas. For business travelers, the hotel provides a computer station and over 35,000 square feet (3,251 square meters) of meeting space including an 8,800-square-foot (817-square-meter) ornate Crystal Ballroom.

Milwaukee Chophouse, a dinner-only restaurant, offers a classic steakhouse menu and ambiance. Miller Time Pub, with brick floors and large wooden booths, serves casual fare, including its popular Beer Cheddar Soup. The Monarch Lounge offers signature cocktails and small plates in a comfortable setting with a fireplace and live jazz piano music in the evenings.

The Hilton Milwaukee City Center is a smoke-free property (fines apply for violations).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 729 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 24 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 35000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3252 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Year Built 1928 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Milwaukee Chophouse - This traditional steakhouse offers fresh seafood and an extensive wine list. Open for dinner Monday-Saturday. Reservations recommended.

Miller Time Pub and Grill - Named after the brew that made Milwaukee famous, this brass-and-wood pub has brick floors, large booths, and multiple TVs tuned to sporting events. The pub offers a selection of burgers and draught beers. Menu items also include Beer Cheddar Soup made with Miller beer and Wisconsin cheddar, appetizers, and hot and cold sandwiches. Happy hour offered. Open from late morning to late evening.

Monarch Lounge - With a stone and metal fireplace, this comfortable lounge offers signature cocktails, a happy hour, and a bar-style menu of small plates. Guests can enjoy live jazz piano music in the evenings. Food service is available Monday-Saturday from 4-10 PM.

Hilton Café - This casual dining venue offers breakfast buffets and an à la carte menu.

Starbucks - Indoor seating. Coffee, drinks, pastries, and hot breakfast sandwiches. Open from early morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's complimentary fitness center includes cardio machines with individual TVs.

The Lake Michigan waterfront, less than a mile away, offers a well-tended running and biking path. Seasonal water sports include sailing, water skiing, parasailing, motor boating, and kayaking.

The Milwaukee County Golf Courses is a network of 15 courses arranged in skill-level categories. Many have driving ranges and practice areas. The hotel concierge can assist with scheduling tee times.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 50 per stay)
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 75 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 50 per stay)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 35 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hilton Hotel Milwaukee City Center
  • Hilton Milwaukee City Center
  • Milwaukee City Center Hilton
  • Hilton Milwaukee City Hotel Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Hilton
  • Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.